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Is there something getting into the water at conservative fundraisers? In the past week we have been treated to leading Liberal-National donor and supporter Clive Palmer accusing the CIA of bankrolling the Rockefeller Foundation to donate to Greenpeace’s legal challenges against his coal mining operations. Just days later, apparently sensing that “crazy” is the new black, former Federal Liberal MP Ross Cameron waded back into the public debate, to label the minimum wage as a “virus” designed and cultivated to keep people out of work.
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Billionaire Republican Donor Supports A $12 Minimum Wage

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (9 months ago)

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel gave qualified for support for a California initiative to raise its minimum wage. The post Billionaire Republican Donor Supports A $12 Minimum Wage appeared first on ThinkProgress. Read Post

Scrooge Politics: Why Low-Income Workers Must Work and Shop On Thanksgiving

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (5 hours ago)

For salaried workers and for most two-income households, working on Thanksgiving or Christmas is the exception, not the rule. However, for minimum wage workers and those without job security, staying home is simply not an option. Wo... Read Post

Could The GOP Get Behind A Minimum Wage Hike?

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (3 years ago)

Mitt Romney supports pegging the federal minimum wage to the Consumer Price Index. Yglesias figures that "[i]ndexing the minimum wage to inflation should appeal conservatives" and that it "would deny Democrats the political weapon o... Read Post

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